S 679

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 679

To reduce the number of executive positions subject to Senate confirmation.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 30, 2011

Mr. SCHUMER (for himself, Mr. ALEXANDER, Mr. REID, Mr. MCCONNELL, Mr. LIEBERMAN, Ms. COLLINS, Mr. BROWN of Massachusetts, Mr. BINGAMAN, Mr. BLUMENTHAL, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. JOHANNS, Mr. LUGAR, Mr. REED, Mr. WHITEHOUSE, Mr. CARPER, and Mr. KYL) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

To reduce the number of executive positions subject to Senate confirmation.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS NOT SUBJECT TO SENATE APPROVAL.

`Sec. 507B. Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs

SEC. 3. WORKING GROUP ON STREAMLINING PAPERWORK FOR EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS.

SEC. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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